One of a pair of side chairs

about 1770–90 (?)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 92.7 x 46 x 59.1 cm (36 1/2 x 18 1/8 x 23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1977.716

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, maple, pine

On View

Regional Styles in Middle Colonies Gallery (Gallery 134)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Provenance

Thomas Melville m. Priscilla Scollay, 1774; to daughter Mary Melvinne, m. John D'Wolf 1808; to daughter Nancy Melville D'Wolf, m. Samuel Downes 1836; to daughter Gertrude Melville Downes, m. James D. Scudder 1864; to daughter Mary Pamelia Scudder, m. George B. Glidden 1884; to daughter Gertrude Glidden, d. 1964; to niece Geanne Glidden, m. John Higgins; to MFA 1977

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund